← Guidelines and HOWTOs/CMake You do not have permission to edit this page, for the following reason: The action you have requested is limited to users in one of the groups: Users, Administrators, trusted, KDEDevelopers. You can view and copy the source of this page. Most KDE software uses [http://www.cmake.org CMake] as a buildsystem. This page is the starting point for CMake-related documentation for KDE software. You should be aware that there are two main development platforms that KDE software is based on: the older kdelibs4, and its replacement, the [http://api.kde.org/frameworks-api/frameworks5-apidocs/ KDE Frameworks]. Quite a bit of KDE software is in the process of transitioning from kdelibs4 to KDE Frameworks, and the way CMake is used is slightly different between the two. ==Building a project with CMake== If you just want to build a CMake-based project on a UNIX system, the following recipe will do that: cd /path/to/project/source mkdir build cd build cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/where/to/install/to .. make make install Don't forget to replace both paths. If you want an explanation of what this command does and how to make CMake behave differently, or you want to build on Windows or OS/X, see [[Guidelines HOWTOs/CMake/Building]]. ==Useful resources== You may want to check out the [http://www.cmake.org/Wiki/CMake CMake wiki], although beware that it contains quite a bit of out-of-date information. ===Reference documentation=== * [http://www.cmake.org/HTML/Documentation.html CMake's own documentation] * [http://api.kde.org/ecm Extra CMake Modules documentation] ===Upgrading from KDELibs4=== KDELibs4 made lots of modifications to the CMake environment, and provided lots of custom macros that wrapped CMake's own ones. We now try to avoid that, but this means that moving an existing project from KDELibs4 to KDE Frameworks involves making some changes. A list of these changes can be found at [[Guidelines HOWTOs/CMake/IncompatibleChangesKDELibs4ToECM]]. ===FAQs=== * [[Guidelines HOWTOs/CMake/FAQs|KDE's CMake FAQs]] * [http://www.cmake.org/Wiki/CMake_FAQ CMake FAQ on the CMake wiki] ===Mailing lists=== ;[http://mail.kde.org/pipermail/kde-buildsystem/ The kde-buildsystem mailing list] :Discussion of CMake in the KDE community, as well as development of Extra CMake Modules. ;[http://www.cmake.org/mailman/listinfo/cmake CMake mailing list] :For users of CMake. ;[http://www.cmake.org/mailman/listinfo/cmake-developers CMake mailing list] :For anyone wanting to contribute to CMake. == KDE4 Specific CMake Documentation== ;[[Development/Tutorials/CMake|CMake tutorial]] :''An introduction to using CMake for KDE4'' ;[[Guidelines HOWTOs/CMake_FAQ|KDE's CMake FAQ]] :''Some Frequently Asked Questions'' ;[http://api.kde.org/cmake/modules.html KDE CMake modules API] :''Documentation for all CMake modules in kdelibs (generated from kdelibs svn)'' ;[[Guidelines HOWTOs/CMake/DashboardBuilds|Nightly dashboard builds for KDE]] : ''Describes the quality dashboard for KDE and how to set up Nightly builds for it'' ;[[Guidelines HOWTOs/CMake/Addons for KDE|KDE4 CMake Buildtypes, macros and variables]] :''Documentation for the buildtypes (debugfull, release, ...), macros and variables for building KDE4 software, provided by FindKDE4Internal.cmake (manually written)'' ;[[Development/Tools/Automoc4|Automoc4]] :''Automoc4 documentation.'' ;[[Guidelines HOWTOs/CMake/Python|CMake for Python projects]] :''How to integrate a Python project into the KDE4 cmake system.'' ;[http://www.cmake.org/Wiki/HowToBuildKDE4Software KDE 4 Tutorial at the CMake Wiki ] :"KDE4 tutorial" ===Policies=== ;[[Policies/CMake_Commit_Policy|Commit Policy for kdelibs/cmake/modules/]] :''The files in kdelibs/cmake/modules/ are part of the public interface of KDE, some special policies apply to committing there.'' ;[[Policies/CMake_and_Source_Compatibility|Source compatiblity with CMake]] :''This page discusses what has to be taken care of in order to stay source compatible on the CMake level.'' ;[[Policies/CMake_Coding_Style|Coding style for CMake files]] :''Some guidelines how to write CMake scripts in KDE.'' ===Changelog for KDE's CMake buildsystem=== ;[[Guidelines HOWTOs/CMake_KDE_4_5 |Changes in the buildsystem with KDE 4.5]] :''What has changed in KDE 4.5 compared to KDE 4.4'' ;[[Guidelines HOWTOs/CMake_KDE_4_4 |Changes in the buildsystem with KDE 4.4]] :''What has changed in KDE 4.4 compared to KDE 4.3'' ;[[Guidelines HOWTOs/CMake_KDE_4_3 |Changes in the buildsystem with KDE 4.3]] :''What has changed in KDE 4.3 compared to KDE 4.2'' ;[[Guidelines HOWTOs/CMake_KDE_4_2 |Changes in the buildsystem with KDE 4.2]] :''What has changed in KDE 4.2 compared to KDE 4.0/4.1'' Return to Guidelines and HOWTOs/CMake. Retrieved from "https://community.kde.org/Guidelines_and_HOWTOs/CMake"